Dr. Anderson received his Ph.D. in Developmental and Child Psychology from the University of Kansas in 1982. As a licensed psychologist and board certified behavior analyst, Dr. Anderson has worked in the field of developmental disabilities for more than 25 years and has served as an expert witness and consultant throughout the United States and other countries. Dr. Anderson has published many articles and book chapters on the education of children with developmental disabilities and served on the editorial boards of several leading professional journals. His most recent book, “Self-Help Skills for Children with Autism: A Systematic Teaching Approach,” was published in 2007.
Currently, he is CEO of Summit Educational Resources, a human service agency with a staff of more than 500 professionals who provide educational services and family support to 1700 children and young adults with autism and related developmental disabilities. Summit is a private, not-for-profit organization located in Western New York in the suburb of Amherst, NY, just outside of Buffalo. Summit is approved by the New York State Education Department, New York State Department of Health and New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities to provide educational and therapeutic services to children with learning, communication and behavioral challenges.